Stories by GamePro staff

Wii lead over PS3 narrows in Japan

The Wii outsold the PlayStation 3 by a factor of three to one in August, but its overwhelming lead narrowed for the second consecutive month according to Reuters.

Sony unveils TV tuner, recorder for PS3

Sony extended the functionality of both the PS3 and PSP at Germany's Games Convention on Wednesday including a personal video recorder for PS3 and a satellite navigation accessory and messaging service for PSP.

Nintendo dominates July NPD sales

As expected, Nintendo maintained its dominance in North American hardware sales for the month of July according to NPD, only this time the Wii surpassed the DS for the first time since launching last November.

PlayStation 2 still dominating PS3, Xbox 360

Since its inception in late 2000 Sony's PlayStation 2 has sold a reported 115 million units worldwide making it the best selling console in history. And given its affordable price and large library of games, it shows no signs of slowing.

Japanese publishers struggle in US gaming market

Business Week reports that third-party Japanese game publishers struggle in the burgeoning Western video game market when compared to the dominant third-party American publishers such as Electronic Arts and Activision.

NPD: PS3 expected to outsell Xbox 360 in July

Industry analyst Michael Pachter expects the PS3 to outsell the Xbox 360 for July due to Sony's US$100 price cut last month. If accurate, it would mark the first time the PS3 outsold the Xbox 360.

PS3 loses neutral player (Paramount) to HD DVD

Paramount Pictures announced on Monday that it will drop support for Sony's Blu-ray high definition format in favor of exclusively supporting the Microsoft-backed HD DVD. The decision further complicates the race between the competing technologies.

Arm-wrestling game recalled for breaking arms

Japanese game maker Atlus said on Tuesday that it would remove 150 Arm Spirit arm wrestling machines from Japanese arcades after three players broke their arms while wrestling with the machine's mechanized appendage.

Study: Wii fastest selling console ever

VG Chartz reported on Wednesday that as of August 23, Wii worldwide sales will have surpassed life time Xbox 360 sales in less than a year. In so doing, the Wii has become the fastest selling console of all time.

Final Fantasy XII

With incredible 3D environments, an epic story and an unmatched combat system, this long awaited title satisfies all our expectations as the best Final Fantasy game in nearly a decade.

Father’s Day Gift Guide

Brand Post

Most Popular Reviews

Join the newsletter!

Or

Sign up to gain exclusive access to email subscriptions, event invitations, competitions, giveaways, and much more.

Membership is free, and your security and privacy remain protected. View our privacy policy before signing up.

Error: Please check your email address.

Latest Articles

Resources

PCW Evaluation Team

Tom Sellers

MSI P65

This smart laptop was enjoyable to use and great to work on – creating content was super simple.

Lolita Wang

MSI GT76

It really doesn’t get more “gaming laptop” than this.

Jack Jeffries

MSI GS75

As the Maserati or BMW of laptops, it would fit perfectly in the hands of a professional needing firepower under the hood, sophistication and class on the surface, and gaming prowess (sports mode if you will) in between.

Taylor Carr

MSI PS63

The MSI PS63 is an amazing laptop and I would definitely consider buying one in the future.

Christopher Low

Brother RJ-4230B

This small mobile printer is exactly what I need for invoicing and other jobs such as sending fellow tradesman details or step-by-step instructions that I can easily print off from my phone or the Web.

Aysha Strobbe

Microsoft Office 365/HP Spectre x360

Microsoft Office continues to make a student’s life that little bit easier by offering reliable, easy to use, time-saving functionality, while continuing to develop new features that further enhance what is already a formidable collection of applications

Featured Content

Product Launch Showcase

Don’t have an account? Sign up here

Don't have an account? Sign up now

Forgot password?